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Stem Ginger & Oat Crisp-Topped Apples with Caramel Sauce #AppleWeek #Sponsored

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Well, this year's #AppleWeek may be over, but I still have some recipes to share. When you have an entire parade of amazing sponsors, it definitely takes more than five days of recipes for me to fit them all in. So, you will be getting a few bonus recipes. And, as far as recipes went, two dozen bloggers brought you over ninety recipes to bring apples to your Autumn table. I hope you'll check them out. Also, there is still time to read my introductory post, peruse the prize packages from our event sponsors, and enter the giveaway: here. You won't want to miss out. Really.


I received some gluten-free oat grahams from one of the event sponsors - Nairn's - and loved the stem ginger ones. Well, they were all delicious. But the stem ginger ones needed to be paired with apples in my mind. And the addition of oats makes this dessert feel a little bit more healthy. Sudden inspiration!

Stem Ginger & Oat Crisp-Topped Apples with Caramel Sauce

This crisp was made with delicious apples (thank you, Envy), flavored with vanilla (thank you, Taylor & Colledge), topped with and oat and graham cracker crumble (thank you Flahavan's and Nairn's) and drizzled with caramel sauce (thank you, Torani)! You can add a scoop of vanilla ice cream on side to make it the perfect end to an autumn dinner!


And I loved the kitchen tools from Zyliss that made coring these lovelies a cinch. Gotta love these generous sponsors* who sent the bloggers products to use in their recipe creations.


Ingredients

  • 2 to 3 apples (prefer Envy Apple)
  • 3/4 C rolled oats (prefer Flahavan's)
  • 1/4 C butter, softened + 2 T butter, cold and chopped 
  • 1/2 C flour + 2 T
  • 1/4 C cane sugar (prefer Bob's Red Mill) + 2 T
  • 1/4 C crushed graham crackers (prefer Nairn's)
  • 1 T diced candied ginger
  • 1 t pure vanilla paste (prefer Taylor & Colledge)
  • 2 t ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1/2 t ground ginger
  • caramel sauce for serving (prefer Torani)

Procedure
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Use an apple corer to remove the core from each apple. Slice apples and place them in a bowl along with 2 T flour, 2 T sugar, and 1 t ground cinnamon. Toss to coat completely and turn the apples into a buttered baking dish. Dot the top with 2 T chopped, cold butter.

Place the softened butter, flour, sugar, graham crackers, cinnamon, vanilla, and ginger in a small bowl. Rub the butter into the mixture to create a crumble topping. Stir in the candied ginger pieces.


Spoon the mixture evenly over the apples.

Bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until apples are tender and the crumble topping crisped and brown. Let cool for at least 10  minutes before serving.


Drizzle with caramel sauce and serve immediately with the vanilla ice cream, if desired.

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Disclaimer: Thank you AppleWeek Sponsors:  Envy Apples, Bob’s Red Mill, Republic of Tea, Flahavan’s Irish Oats, Nairn’s, Taylor & College, Zyliss, Chocoley, and Torani  for providing the prizes free of charge. These companies also provided the bloggers with samples and product to use for AppleWeek  recipes. All opinions are my own. The AppleWeek giveaway is open to U.S. residents, age 18 & up. All entries for the winner will be checked and verified. By entering you give the right to use your name and likeness. The number of entries received determines the odds of winning. Nine (9) winners will be selected. The prize packages will be sent directly from the giveaway sponsors. The AppleWeek Bloggers are not responsible for the fulfillment or delivery of the prize packages. Bloggers hosting this giveaway and their immediate family members in their household cannot enter or win the giveaway. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter or any other social channel mentioned in the AppleWeek posts or entry.

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